Food Safety Officer

£28,363 - £33,920 pro rata
17 Oct 2019
17 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

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Food Safety Officer

Salary: £28,363 - £33,920 pro rata

Permanent: Part-Time

2 days a week

Thurrock Council are currently looking for an experienced Food Safety Officer to join the team 2 days per week on a permanent, part-time basis.

You should be an excellent communicator, with the ability to organise and prioritise your own workload, have good computer skills and be able to work as part of a team.

You must be committed to achieving and maintaining high standards of work within the Council.  You will need excellent verbal and written communication skills and may be requested to deliver group training/presentations.

You must have successfully completed The Higher Certificate in Food Control, certificate of registration or diploma issued by the Environmental Health Registration Board or equivalent.

The post includes food hygiene, food standards, food sampling, infectious disease control, and imported food work streams.

For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Gareth Olive, Regulatory Manager or Caroline Collom, Lead Officer on 01375 652110.

Calls will not be accepted from canvassers.

We offer flexible working hours together with support and training for personal development within a friendly working environment.

A full driving licence and use of a car is required for this post, for which a business user allowance is paid.

We offer competitive benefits to staff details of which can be found at

A Disclosure and Barring Service check at enhanced level will be required.

For full details on this and other vacancies in the Thurrock area, and to apply on-line, please go to

Closing Date: 17 November 2019

Thurrock Council and its Partnership Organisations are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all Essential Criteria on the Person Specification. Job share applications are also welcome. Most Departments operate a flexible working hour’s system.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

Our vision – Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence, where individuals, communities and businesses flourish

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre - home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for culture and arts. We have retail and leisure which is among the best with the magnificent Intu Lakeside and breathtaking countryside all around. We are an area of massive growth, which is creating jobs and new industry, but with great transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

Thurrock Council offers the opportunity for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced Food Safety Officer to join its Public Protection department.  Thurrock is a mixed urban/rural/industrial authority with the potential to offer an interesting and varied workload.

To view the Job Profile and Person Specification please follow the link below:








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